Division of Allergy and Immunology

We the members of the UBC Division of Allergy and Immunology strive to advance the knowledge, research, advocacy, continuing professional development and education in order to practice the best of allergy and clinical immunology to optimize patient care, and improve the quality of life for our patients

 

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Schellenberg, R Robert asthma and allergic inflammation with primary interests in the mechanisms of excessive airway narrowing of asthmatic tissues and the modulation of chemotaxis and apoptosis (programmed cell death) of basophils and eosinophils; unique modulation of basophils versus eosinophils in terms of the chemokines inducing migration, the proteases involved in this process, and the cytokines leading to prolonged survival by inhibition of apoptosis.